(April 1953)

Quality Comics, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly except May and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comic Magazines
Brand:
A Quality Romance Publication
Editing:
Alfred Grenet; Richard Arnold (associate); Everett M. Arnold (general manager)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Copyright 1953 by Comic Magazines.


I Was Only Human (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Dr. Bruce Merle; Nila Blake; Reggie Parks

Every Gal Adores Frederick's Originals (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Frederick's of Hollywood / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Sailor's Girl (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
military; romance
Characters:
Aunt Madge; Ed Saunders; Patty; Steve Cauley
Synopsis:
Patty moves from Illinois to San Diego to be near her sailor boyfriend Ed. When Patty arrives, his ship is not there: she can’t find a job or a place to stay, and everyone advises her to go home. Steve hires her as a cigarette girl in his Tijuana nightclub. Patty decides to quit when Steve makes a pass at her, but Ed is tipped off to her new job and breaks up with her. Patty can’t leave Mexico because Steve was murdered the night before. Ed gives Patty an alibi and she is free to go. Ed and Patty reconcile.
Reprints:

Silk Finish Enlargements (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Hollywood Film Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Love Thine Enemy (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Anne Lee; Chin Sang; Kai Feng; Kip Ormand; Lin Yang; Ming Wan
Synopsis:
Anne is the orphaned daughter of American missionaries who has been raised in China by Lin Yang. When the communists take over, local commissar Kai decides Anne will be his wife. Anne rescues injured American flyer Kip, and they escape together to freedom.
Reprints:
Keywords:
China; communists

Indexer Notes

Kip's last name is spelled "Ormond" on the splash panel, "Ormand" on page 4.

I Was Only Human (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Dr. Bruce Merle; Mrs. Staunton; Montrose Blake; Nila Blake; Reggie Parks
Synopsis:
Reggie is psychiatrist Bruce’s nurse and has a crush on him. She is jealous when Bruce pays attention to his wealthy, married patient Nila. Nila’s husband Monty knows what’s going on, and urges Reggie to “fight for your man!” Monty and Reggie decide to make Bruce and Nila jealous by pretending to have an affair. However, when they’re trapped in a cabin by a storm and Monty makes advances at her, Reggie rejects him. Monty and Reggie return to the city: Nila and Monty reconcile, and Bruce realises he loves Reggie.
Keywords:
psychiatrist

Model of Perfection (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Bob Evans

Statement of the Ownership, Management, and Circulation (Table of Contents: 7)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
Everett M. Arnold (publisher)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Out of My Class (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Jerome Reese; Leona Seilers; Ned Mallory
Synopsis:
Pretentious alleged “poet” and intellectual Jerome flatters Leona into believing she can become a novelist. This disrupts her relationship with her boyfriend Ned, a mechanic: “You’re going to be a housewife, so cut out the arty talk!” They break up, then Leona realises “I don’t have any talent!” She reconciles with Ned: “All I ever want to create is apple pie and pot roast!”

Appear Slimmer (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Ward Green Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Play Piano the First Day (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Dean Ross Piano Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Chew "Special Formula" Chewing Gum! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Doctor's Plan / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Make Extra Money (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Was Only Human
  2. 1. Every Gal Adores Frederick's Originals
    Frederick's of Hollywood
  3. 2. A Sailor's Girl
  4. 3. Silk Finish Enlargements
    Hollywood Film Studios
  5. 4. Love Thine Enemy
  6. 5. I Was Only Human
  7. 6. Model of Perfection
  8. 7. Statement of the Ownership, Management, and Circulation
  9. 8. Out of My Class
  10. 9. Appear Slimmer
    Ward Green Co.
  11. 10. Play Piano the First Day
    Dean Ross Piano Studios
  12. 11. Chew "Special Formula" Chewing Gum!
    Doctor's Plan
  13. 12. Make Extra Money
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
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